Celebrate the beginning of summer and the end of the school year with free ice cream! We’ll be eating ice cream, donated by J.P. Licks, and handing out information on how to join the library’s Teen Summer Reading program.
Thursday, June 27, 3-4:30 pm
Newton Free Library’s Druker Auditorium
Find out about how to log your reading online and ways you can win prizes (like gift certificates to the Town Diner, Whole Foods, Lees Burgers, etc.) throughout the summer just for reading! This year’s theme is, “Beneath the Surface.” Come early before it melts!
Registration is open for the Newton Boys & Girls Club’s summer camps — for 6-12 year olds and Leadership Camp for teens ages 13-14.
Session 1: June 27th – July 3rd Regular Camp is now $210 and Ext. Camp is $250 **Pricing for session 1 is now discounted due to the late school release date.**
Session 2: July 8th – July 19th Regula Camp is $410 and Ext. Camp is $500
Session 3: July 22nd – Aug 2nd
Session 4: Aug 5th – Aug 16th
The goal of our camp is to provide opportunities for children to explore their creative and athletic potential while cultivating friendships and sharing new experiences with their peers. We believe we have achieved the perfect balance of free play, structured play, small and large group activity. We go swimming every day, we take full day field trips every Tuesday and Thursday, and we are always outside and on the move.
MULTI SESSION DISCOUNTS:
$50 Discount if you sign up for 2 Sessions!
$100 Discount if you sign up for 3 Sessions!
$200 Discount if you sign up for all 4 Sessions!
Register online or download an application for printing from the summer camp website.
To inquire about Leadership Camp for 13 & 14 year olds, contact Joli Anza via email.
Summer donations are needed at the Centre Street Food Pantry on Homer Street. Please bring any unexpired shelf-stable canned goods, toiletries, and other items. And they are always in need of brown-handled grocery bags for our shoppers to use.
Drop off Tuesdays from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your tremendous support throughout the year!
This new program is officially named “The Hawkes Nest” and it will be run by the Assistant Athletic Director at Newton North High School, Eric Hawkes.
The Hawkes Nest, is a dedicated Extended Day Program that is designed to provide the families of the Garden City Summer Camps a stress relief option and a safe environment for their kids.
It will be run Monday-Friday from July 1st through August 16th (excepting July 4th). The Extended Day is run in 3 sessions that are $50 each. Tuition will be collected at time of sign-up/No Refunds. If interested please sign-up here on Garden City Sports Camps Website: http://www.newtonsummerschool.com/garden-city-sports-camps/ or reach out to the Administrative Offices of the Summer School by visiting them in Room 125 at Newton North High School or by phone at (617) 559-6264.
Following the tremendous success of the Sandlot program last year, NSELL is pleased to announce that registration for the Summer 2013 Sandlot Program is open for eligible 9-12 year olds. Instead of forming teams with set rosters and coaching staffs they will conduct “Sandlot Baseball Nights” on two weeknights per week from the last week of June through the middle of August.
They’ll provide shirts, hats, umpires, coaches and other game-related logistics. The objective is to give everyone a chance to have fun playing competitive baseball in a well organized environment. The cost is $75 and limited to 75 participants on a first come, first serve basis. Please visit www.newtonsoutheastll.org for more details and to register.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Emerson College is offering a six-week speech and language therapy program to children and students, ages 3 – 12, in the City of Newton with documented need for services.
Supervised graduate students in speech-language pathology will provide individualized one-on-one therapy, twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning July 8th and ending August 14th for a total of 12 sessions.
All sessions meet at the Newton Educational Center on 100 Walnut Street on the 3rd floor. The fee is $375.00 for 12 one-hour sessions. Spaces are limited but applications will be accepted until the program is filled.
Applications are available from school speech-language pathologists or by contacting Laura Glufling-Tham, MS, CCC/SLP at Emerson College via email or by phone at 617-824-8318.
Newton Youth Players is delighted to announce its new location of The Newton Cultural Center at Newton City Hall! The popular theatre program for children in grades 2 – 6 still has a few spaces available for the production of “Oliver”. Visit www.newtonyouthplayers.com for more information.
Time for Partners is a delightful art and music class for children 18 months to 4 years, accompanied by an adult. The summer location is the Franklin Elementary School at 125 Derby Street. David Polansky is the beloved music teacher, and Kim Jaques and Mary Bruno the wonderful art teachers of this long-running, excellent program. There are still a few spaces left for the summer program. For more information, please visit www.newtonculturalcenter.org.
Looking for summer programs for your children, preschool to grade 9?
Check out Newton Community Farm’s offerings, which focus on food, fun, and farming!
Back by popular demand Farm Sprouts (preschool & kindergarden), Little Diggers (entering grades 1-2), Farmer in Training (entering grades 3-5), and Socially Aware Young Farmers (entering grades 6-9).
Preregistration is required for all classes. Registration closes one week before class start date.
All That Jazz Dance Studio is now accepting registrations for Summer and 2013-2014 dance classes.
Please come to our Open House on Thursday, June 13th from 4:00-6:00 to find out why All That Jazz is repeatedly voted Best Dance Studio in Newton for children.
For more information or to register, visit the studio’s website or contact Deb Lifson Vogel by phone at 617-641-0784 or by email.
The Maestro Musicians Academy at the Young Israel of Brookline Synagogue (62 Green Street) in Coolidge Corner has just opened and is offering expert lessons in violin, viola, and cello. Perfect for children ages 4 and up.
Stellar faculty with emphasis on developing the potential of every unique student. Sign up for one week of an introductory workshop:
June 24- 30; July 22 – 28, or August 19 – 25
For more information and details, contact Artistic Director Daniel Broniatowski, D.M.A.(857) 756-5230 or visit the academy’s website.